The famous American actor John Malkovich is going to conduct an international dramatic festival in Yalta. Malcovich informed about that during the press-conference in Moscow.
The actor said he was going to visit Chekhov House in Yalta and discuss details of conducting the international dramatic festival.
According to the actor, all this time he has been observing the destiny of the museum and the theatre and he wants to see in what condition they are now. Performances of theatrical companies from different countries are planned to be shown in the framework of the forthcoming festival.
It should be reminded that in 2008 John Malkovich and Kevin Spacey came to Yalta on the occasion of the opening of the restored Chekhov Theatre, where the great dramatist personally watched productions of his plays 100 years ago. It was then that the actors announced their wish to turn Chekhov Theatre in Yalta into the center of international theatrical life, to hold international conferences there and bring the best modern performances to the city.
The Yalta Theatre was built at the end of the 19th century. Fedor Chaliapin used to sing on its stage, Chekhov, Gorkiy, Bunin visited its performances. It was named after Chekhov in 1944.
It should be also reminded that John Malkovich will become the guest of the Second International Cinema Festival in Odessa, which will be conducted on July 15-23 this year.